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Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, and partner calls for Microsoft US partners. Courses are organized by role and by date, and this post is updated as needed to provide you with about a six-week outlook.

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Partner Calls

March 19 - Windows Azure ISV Partner Community Call: Cloud Marketing Strategies: Innovations and Trends to Successfully Market your Azure App

March 21 – SMB Partner Call for Central Region

March 21 – SMB Partner Call for West Region

Sales Training

Date

Location

Event

Product or Audience Focus

March 18

Atlanta, Georgia

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

March 18

Grand Rapids, Michigan

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

March 18

Los Angeles, California

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

March 19

Webcast

Event Marketing 101 – What? Why? How?

SMB partners

March 19

Charlotte, North Carolina

Drumbeat Sales and Presales Technical Training Day

Office 365

March 19

San Diego, California

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

March 19

Houston, Texas

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

March 19

Atlanta, Georgia

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Cloud Transformation Workshop

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

March 20

Webcast

Unified Device Management from the Cloud

Windows Intune

March 20

Charlotte, North Carolina

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

March 20

Irvine, California

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

March 20

Detroit, Michigan

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Cloud Transformation Workshop

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

March 24

Washington, DC

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

March 25

Sacramento, California

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

March 25

Dallas, Texas

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

March 25

Boston, Massachusetts

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Cloud Transformation Workshop

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

March 26

Stamford, Connecticut

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

March 26

Seattle, Washington

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

March 27

Omaha, Nebraska

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

March 27

Bellevue, Washington

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Cloud Transformation Workshop

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

March 31

Chicago, Illinois

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Cloud Transformation Workshop

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

March 31

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

April 1

Cincinnati, Ohio

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

April 1

Webcast

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Cloud Financial Model Overview

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

April 1

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

April 2

New Orleans, Louisiana

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

April 2

New York, New York

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

April 3

New York, New York

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Cloud Transformation Workshop

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

April 4

Kansas City, Kansas

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

April 4

Webcast

Windows Intune – Open for business

Windows Intune

April 8

Indianapolis, Indiana

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

 

April 8

Webcast

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Changing Buyer Behavior and Expectations

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

April 9

Minneapolis, Minnesota

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

April 10

Cleveland, Ohio

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

April 10

Webcast

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Cloud Transformation Workshop

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

April 15

Sunnyvale, California

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

April 15

Tampa, Florida

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

April 15

Webcast

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Cloud Business Model Optimization

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

April 16

St. Louis, Missouri

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

April 16

Webcast

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Cloud Transformation Workshop

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

April 17

San Francisco, California

SMB Live: Get in the Cloud

SMB partners

April 17

Jacksonville, Florida

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

April 17

Nashville, Tennessee

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

April 18

San Antonio, Texas

SMB Live: Expand Your Portfolio

SMB partners

April 22

Webcast

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Engaging the Prospect

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

April 25

Webcast

Successful Selling Scenarios for Windows Intune

Windows Intune

April 29

Webcast

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Accelerate the Sales Cycle

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

May 6

Webcast

Cloud 1-2-3 Academy: Nurturing the Prospect

(Register for the online series)

SMB partners

 

Technical Training

Date

Location

Event

Product or Audience Focus

March 17–April 4

Fargo, North Dakota

Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Academy: Fast TrAX Consultant Training

Dynamics AX

March 18

Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement (Part 3 of 8): Windows Azure Active Directory

Windows Azure

March 18–19

Dallas, Texas

Ahead of the Game Technical Series

Windows Server, System Center, Virtualization

March 19

Webcast

Software-Defined Networking with Windows Server and System Center Jump Start

Windows Server, System Center

March 19

Webcast

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)Wednesday

Developers

March 19

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Office 365

(Datasheet)

Office 365

March 20

Webcast

Ignite: Exchange Online Protection

Exchange Online

March 24

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Business Intelligence

(Datasheet)

SharePoint, SQL Server

March 25

Webcast

Ignite: SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online

March 25

Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement (Part 4 of 8): Windows Azure Active Directory Integration

Windows Azure

March 25–26

Denver, Colorado

Ahead of the Game Technical Series

Windows Server, System Center, Virtualization

March 26

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Office 365

(Datasheet)

Office 365

March 26

Webcast

Deliver Your Software Application as fully operational SaaS on Azure with Corent’s SurPaaS – in Days!

Windows Azure

March 26

Austin, Texas

A Day of Unity

Video game developers

March 26

Webcast

Building Blocks: Construct Jump Start

Developers

March 26

Webcast

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)Wednesday

Developers

March 27

Yammer chat

Windows Azure ISV YamJam

Partner-to-partner

March 27

Webcast

Building Blocks: Initialize Jump Start

Developers

March 27

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for SharePoint 2013: Search, Social, Portals and Collaboration

(Datasheet)

SharePoint 2013

March 27

Webcast

Ignite: SharePoint/Office 365 Adoption

Office 365, SharePoint Online

March 28

Webcast

Building Blocks: Extend Jump Start

Developers

March 31

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Flexible Workstyle

(Datasheet)

Windows 8

March 31

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Office 365

(Datasheet)

Office 365

April 1–2

Boston, Massachusetts

Ahead of the Game Technical Series

Windows Server, System Center, Virtualization

April 2

Webcast

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)Wednesday

Developers

April 7–8

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ahead of the Game Technical Series

Windows Server, System Center, Virtualization

April 8

Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement (Part 5 of 8): Cloud Services, Web Sites, and Infrastructure Services

Windows Azure

April 8–11

Sunnyvale, California

SQL Server 2014 Ignite

SQL Server 2014

April 9

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for SharePoint 2013: Search, Social, Portals and Collaboration

(Datasheet)

SharePoint 2013

April 9

Webcast

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)Wednesday

Developers

April 10

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Office 365

(Datasheet)

Office 365

April 15

Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement (Part 6 of 8): Development and Test

Windows Azure

April 17

Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement (Part 7 of 8): Server and SharePoint

Windows Azure

April 21

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Business Intelligence

(Datasheet)

SharePoint, SQL Server

April 21–24

Chicago, Illinois

SQL Server 2014 Ignite

SQL Server 2014

April 23

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Data Center Infrastructure and Management

(Datasheet)

Windows Server, System Center, Windows Azure

April 23–24

Bellevue, Washington

Ahead of the Game Technical Series

Windows Server, System Center, Virtualization

April 24

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Office 365

(Datasheet)

Office 365

April 28

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for Office 365

(Datasheet)

Office 365

April 28–29 Mountain View, California Ahead of the Game Technical Series

Windows Server, System Center, Virtualization

April 29

Webcast

Practice Accelerator for SharePoint 2013: Search, Social, Portals and Collaboration

(Datasheet)

SharePoint 2013

April 29–May 2

Reston, Virginia

SQL Server 2014 Ignite

SQL Server 2014

2014 Microsoft Events

March 31–April 2: Microsoft Exchange Conference

May 12–15: TechEd North America 2014

July 13–17: 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference